The bankruptcy trustee pays priority debts in complete before spending debts that are nonpriority.
Whenever you fill in your bankruptcy documents, you’ll list your financial situation in accordance with kind. You’ll start by splitting your financial situation into two groups: guaranteed debts guaranteed in full by collateral and unsecured financial obligation. Bankruptcy legislation further divides unsecured debt into two extra groups: concern debts being eligible to be compensated first, and nonpriority debts.
In this article, you’ll learn the differences when considering concern and nonpriority debts, and exactly why it matters in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy.